[Openswan Users] RTNETLINK problem?

Paul Wouters paul at xelerance.com
Wed Mar 16 13:48:43 CET 2005

On Wed, 16 Mar 2005, Miguel Ángel Domínguez Durán wrote:

> vpn pluto[1991]: "windows"[1] #2: route-client output: 
> /usr/lib/ipsec/_updown: doroute  `ip route add via 
> dev eth0 '  failed (RTNETLINK answers: Network is unreachable)
> Is this a serious problem? Everything seems to be working ok, so I don't know 
> if I should be worried about it.

It can be a nasty problem. Quickfix: add leftnexthop=yourgatewayip
There is a bug where for NETKEY we still try to set a route which we shouldn't


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